ACN   EXECUTIVE   TEAM  AND COMMITTEES

JOIN A COMMITTEE, GET INVOLVED AND
MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

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Dr. Nana Derby 

President

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Dr. Nana Derby    President

Djakaria Konate Vice- President

Dr. Eunice Turkson General Secretary

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Becky Kamguia

Chair, Social-cultural Committee

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El-Haji Djibril Niang

Chair, Economic Development

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Mamadou Tandia

Vice-Chair, Economic Development 

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Catherine Mewanu

Vice Treasurer 

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 Dr. Pierre Kamguia

Vice-Chair, Education Committee

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Alfred Powell

Chair, Education Committee

Tiffu Tanwi

Vice-Chair, Health committee

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Elvie

Vice-Chair, Social-Cultural Committee

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Giscar Ayemefact

Assistant-Secretary

Our Mission

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Emmanuel Satchy

Treasurer

Joseph Jones

Chair, Health Committee

Marco Dajeu

Chair, Advocacy Committee


About ACN Committees

Education: Leads the community interests in educational areas; Advocates for ESL and other training in English as a means of success in the U.S.; Identifies avenues for scholarships/financial support; Educates the community in general on African geopolitical issues; Strengthen the connection between Africans and African-Americans and foster a greater sense of multicultural unity.

Advocacy: Speaks on behalf of the African community; Promotes positive African image within media, community and discourse; Defends the rights of the African community; Provides legal and advocacy support to those in need; Raises awareness of African needs among local, state and national leadership.

Economic Development: Cultivates business opportunities for the African community; Foster an entrepreneurial spirit within the African community by providing seminars and workshops; Develop partnerships with investors and other stakeholders to strengthen entrepreneurial opportunities; Promote connections between African and African-American businesses.

Health: Leads the effort in areas of health education and access for the African community; Identifies health resources; Conducts community outreach efforts to connect with and educate the community on critical health issues.

Social/Cultural: Engages the community in efforts to promote and preserve African traditions and cultures; Organizes social and cultural events for the community to increase understanding of and connection to African culture and knowledge.